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Friday, October 16, 2009The Relief of Imperfection Host(s): Lynne Ford

Joan Webb could have easily begun her book "The Relief of Imperfection" (Regal, ISBN# 0-8307-4481-7) with the confession, "My name is Joan Webb, and I'm a recovering perfectionist." During today's encore Mid-Morning, Webb explores the reasons why we strive for perfection, and provides real-life stories, combined with God's Word, to help us step into the relief and rest of imperfection.
 
Thursday, October 15, 2009Crashproof Your Kids Host(s): Lynne Ford

The fact 58% of teen drivers are involved in a crash within a year of getting their license proves that teenagers need more than just the mechanics of how to drive a car to be smart and safe drivers. What's a parent to do? Learn how to crashproof them during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning! Certified driving instructor - and parent of three teenagers - Timothy Smith explains how in "Crashproof Your Kids" (Fireside, ISBN# 0-7432-7711-2).
 
Wednesday, October 14, 2009Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford, Jamie Bennett

Ever wish you could preview the books your child reads for things like sexual activity, mature subject matter, and profanity? On todays "Spots and Spotlights," you'll discover a website that does just that, helping you decide whether a particular book is right for your child. You'll also learn how to change the world one pin at a time with Designs by Lucinda. She went from being homeless to establishing a company with a conscience. And Jerry Dowding tells about his unique gifting of music including the designing and creating of flutes.
 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009Homework Help Host(s): Lynne Ford

Homework help is on the way! Education expert Sharon Lockett offers solutions to common homework problems and techniques for helping your child memorize information, drill for a spelling test, and improve reading comprehension. Dr. Carl Myers adds to the discussion explaining learning-related visual problems which can even affect children with 20/20 eyesight. Learn the signs that indicate a vision problem is behind your child's schoolwork struggles plus where to go to get help.
 
Monday, October 12, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

Thinking of getting pregnant? There's important nutrition news you need to know before you conceive. Dr. Ann Kulze reveals the details during her monthly Mid-Morning visit. The nutrition expert also explains why eating late at night can pack on the pounds, why pairing certain foods result in supercharged health benefits, and why you should spike your tea with a little Vitamin C. Get the science-based answers to your nutrition questions from Dr. Ann Kulze!
 
Friday, October 09, 2009ReThink Your Life: A Unique Diet to Renew Your Mind Host(s): Char Binkley
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Do you want to think better, feel better, and live better? Best-selling author Stan Toler offers you steps to do just that via the pages of his book "ReThink Your Life" (Wesleyan Publishing House, ISBN# 978-0898273731). Join Char and Stan during Friday's encore Mid-Morning as they outline practical steps to help rid your mind of destructive thinking. Discover how God calls each of us to create positive purpose, clear focus and effective decision-making through the renewing of our minds.
 
Thursday, October 08, 2009Dr. Patricia Raymond Host(s): Lynne Ford

Did you know the cause of bad breath may be in your stomach? Gastroenterologist Dr. Patricia Raymond explains the connection and addresses the common gut, colon, and bowel problems we're embarrassed to mention (Did someone say bloating and gas?). Whether your issue is acid reflux, persistent heartburn, or constipation, relief is a phone call (or e-mail) away.
 
Wednesday, October 07, 2009Books That Have Changed Your Life Host(s): Lynne Ford

In Mere Christians, Andrew Lazo explores the powerful influence of C.S. Lewis's writings on famous, and not-so-well-known, Christians. What books have rocked your faith world? Not books that you've simply liked; but books that have sparked a beginning or changed the course of your spiritual journey? Call in and share your story on Wednesday's open phone lines' Mid-Morning.
 
Tuesday, October 06, 2009Kerri Zurbuch Host(s): Lynne Ford

Fitness trainer and mommy-to-be, Kerri Zurbuch, discusses the benefits of exercising during pregnancy while offering practical and safe how-tos. And if you think increasing the incline on your treadmill gives you a more effective workout, Kerri explains a better to boost the burn and answers your fitness and exercise questions.
 
Monday, October 05, 2009Dr. David Hawkins Host(s): Lynne Ford

He's called "The Relationship Doctor" for a reason. Discover what makes Dr. David Hawkins such an effective relationship counselor on today's open phone lines' Mid-Morning. Whether it's a power struggle with your spouse, a boss with an explosive temper, or any other relationship struggle, Dr. Hawkins will unpack what's really going on, and explain your role in resolving the problem.
 
Friday, October 02, 2009Life is Better Together Host(s): Char Binkley

Spiritual growth happens in many different settings but thrives when fostered in a small community of people that love, challenge, and encourage one another. Mindy Cailiguire returns to Mid-Morning along with group life leaders Bill Donahue and Bill Hickle to share their passion for spiritual formation in small groups. Learn details about the Group Life Conference coming to Fort Wayne and discover why these spiritual growth leaders are convinced that life is better together.
 
Thursday, October 01, 2009Youth For Christ Panel Host(s): Char Binkley

As a parent, it is a relief to know there are others cheering your children on and providing a solid foundation to help your kids make positive choices in their one and only life. Youth For Christ is an organization doing that and much more. If you need encouragement and restored hope for your teen, join Char and a panel of Youth For Christ leaders as they share how God is gripping teens and changing their lives through this ministry.
 
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009Calvin Miller Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Calvin Miller has made a lifetime of telling and retelling stories. In "Life is Mostly Edges" (Thomas Nelson, ISBN# 978-0849920578), the author behind beloved classics like "The Singer", takes a backward glance at his own life reflecting on its sorrows, triumphs, and the unmistakable mark of the Earthmaker, the God Whose hand was in them all. He joins Lynne during Tuesday's encore Mid-Moring to share these reflections.
 
Monday, September 28, 2009Taking Everyday Risks to Talk with People About Jesus Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Apologist Lee Strobel says he's never heard anyone who is actively trying to reach others for Jesus, complain about a dry spiritual life. The reason? Living on the evangelistic edge - asking God for opportunities to talk about Him - is what gives excitement, fulfillment and ultimate purpose to a life of faith. Friends and co-authors Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg invite you to join in "The Unexpected Adventure" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-28392-8), and suggest everyday steps you can take to influence others for Christ.
 
Friday, September 25, 2009From Anger to Intimacy Host(s): Char Binkley
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Are you tired of fighting with your spouse? Do you have anger boiling inside of you that's coming between you and your spouse? Anger can destroy your marriage, but not if you put forgiveness into practice. Bestselling author Dr. Gary Smalley and his pastor and good friend, Ted Cunningham, suggest that you have three options when anger rears its head: stuff it, spew it, or study it. Join Char and Ted during Friday's encore Mid-Morning as they reveal that the core of anger is pain and how sharing that pain and practicing forgiveness can lead to deeper intimacy and a marriage that will go the distance. ("From Anger to Intimacy", Regal, ISBN# 978-0-8307-4676-7)
 
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Thursday, September 24, 2009Connect With Your Grandkids Host(s): Char Binkley
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Grandparenting is one of the greatest joys in life! Cheri Fuller is living proof of that. She has six grandkids that light up her life. Join Cheri and Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning as Cheri gives her tried and true ideas for connecting with your grandkids to foster a special bond no matter how near or far away they live. Whether it's text messaging, grand sleepovers or another one of Cheri's brilliant ideas, you too can learn how to "Connect With Your Grandkids" (Tyndale, ISBN# 978-1589975361).
 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009Dog and Cat Stories Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

To some, no home is complete without a furry companion (or two or three or...). If that's you, then you've got a favorite story about your four-legged friend you love to tell. Doggone, your tale is the purr-fect fit on today's "Applause for the Paws" Mid-Morning!
 
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Tuesday, September 22, 2009Allergy and Asthma Relief Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Runny eyes, itchy throat, sinus pressure and nasal drainage or congestion: welcome to the world of allergies. Get much-needed advice for controlling your bothersome allergy symptoms and for managing asthma from Dr. Elizabeth Isbister.
 
Monday, September 21, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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September's "Author! Author!" is all about Bible studies! In "A Perfect Mess" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7479-2), Lisa Harper weaves poignant stories of her own personal foibles with a fresh take on selected psalms to reveal a loving Father who remains your greatest champion, even when you don't feel anywhere close to holy. Catherine Martin invites you on a 30-day journey to "Passionate Prayer" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-2378-1). Penny Rose discusses the 20-minutes-a-day Fresh Life Bible studies. And Janet Thompson turns to women of the Bible for guidance in loving Christ and others in her Face-to-Face series.
 
Friday, September 18, 2009The Boomer Burden Host(s): Char Binkley
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Every day approximately forty-eight hundred baby boomers become middle-aged orphans when their elderly parents die, leaving behind a lot more than just memories. So, how do you deal with your parents' lifetime accumulation of stuff? During Friday's encore Mid-Morning, Julie Hall, known as the Estate Lady and author of "The Boomer Burden" (Thomas Nelson, ISBN# 978-0-7852-2825-7), gives practical, effective steps for liquidating and distributing your parents' assets in a way that both honors them and promotes family harmony for generations to come.
 
Thursday, September 17, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

She's in Fort Wayne and in the Mid-Morning studio: Dr. Ann Kulze! Get a preview of Dr. Ann's "Live Life!" event (tonight at the Grand Wayne Center. Tickets available at the door and at the Anchor Room) from one of today's leading nutrition experts. The author of Dr. Ann's 10-Step Diet also shares three ways to curb your cravings for sweets, reveals the results of a study measuring Vitamin D in youth, and answers your nutrition questions.
 
Wednesday, September 16, 2009Religions of the Stars Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Tom Cruise is a Scientologist. Madonna follows the teachings of the Kabbalah. Richard Gere embraces Buddhism. What do these religions teach? And how do the beliefs of Hollywood stars affect movies, television programs and the public? Christian apologist Richard Abanes, author of Religions of the Stars (Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0648-1), examines the key tenets of Hollywood's most-popular and most-publicized religions, explaining how to engage those that embrace them in a meaningful conversation about Jesus
 
Tuesday, September 15, 2009WisdomWorks with Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Do you realize that your life is either pulling people toward or pushing them away from God? Gulp! On today's WisdomWorks Mid-Morning, Dr. Mitchell Kruse reminds you of this sobering reality, removes the pressure of calculating how to influence others, and reveals the how of living a life that draws people to God.
 
Monday, September 14, 2009The Singlehood Phenomenon Host(s): Lynne Ford
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The marriage rate in the United States has dropped dramatically in the last decade, resulting in the oldest and largest singles population in our nation's history. Why are significant numbers of singles steering clear of marriage? In "The Singlehood Phenomenon" (NavPress, ISBN # 1-57683-884-6), Drs. Beverly and Tom Rodgers explore the top ten reasons singles are opting not to marry (fear of getting hurt, concern the marriage will fail, wanting the perfect mate-to name three), and offer solid truths and principles for overcoming internal or culturally-driven barriers to marriage.
 
Friday, September 11, 2009Toe to Toe with Your Teen Host(s): Char Binkley
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Are you at the end of your rope with your defiant teen? Take heart! Help is on the way. A panel of licensed professional counselors including regular Mid-Morning guest Dr. Gregory Sowles as well as author of "Toe to Toe with Your Teen" (Regal, ISBN# 978-0-8307-4901-0), Dr. Jimmy Myers, join Char during Mid-Morning to offer proven strategy for overcoming unruly behavior. Learn how to exert your God-given authority so peace can replace the chaos created by your rebellious teen.
 
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